Baskerville’s English Virgil

£650.00

A blank verse translation (or ‘englishing’) by Robert Andrews, poet and minister

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The Works of Virgil, Englished by Robert Andrews.

8vo. pp. [vi], 16, [i], 4-536. Some spotting, most apparent on title and preliminaries. Modern half calf, gilt, retaining the original marbled paper boards, slightly rubbed; ownership signature dated 1800 partially obliterated on front free end-paper. Robert Andrews (1723-1766) was a presbyterian minister and poet, chiefly remembered for this blank verse translation of Virgil. Gaskell, Baskerville, 32

Title

Baskerville’s English Virgil

Author(s)

Virgil

translators

Publisher

BASKERVILLE, John

Place of publication

Birmingham

Date of publication

1766

Binding

modern half calf